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17 min ago | ComputerWorld
One of the first end users to be connected as part of NBN Co's trial of fibre-to-the-node technology has hit download speeds of 96 megabits per second and upload speeds of 30Mbps, the company charged with rolling out the National Broadband Network revealed today.
17 min ago | ABC News
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has announced an $11 million gas pipeline for the Bundaberg region with the potential creation of hundreds of new jobs.
2 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
A DEERAGUN police officer may have been shot dead with his own firearm had he not made the decision to deploy his Taser on a 15-year-old girl who was viciously attacking him.
6 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
TOWNSVILLE Enterprise Limited has thrown its support behind a State Government and Townsville City Council push to develop both banks of the Ross Creek.
10 hrs ago | CBS News
A new study reveals how much sleep residents of different cities in the world typically get, suggesting that people in Melbourne sleep the most and people in Tokyo sleep the least.
Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or "sherpa" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.
Pumping up to 600,000 litres of fuel a day is business as usual for Auckland man, Leading Aircraftman Mitchell Taylor, who is part of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Aviation Refuelling team fuelling fast jets at Exercise Pitch Black 2014.
Helicopter Crash late this afternoon when a man spraying fields clipped power lines on his last run, crashing the chopper into a sugar cane field near Horseshoe Lagoon, Clare area.
'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)
The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.
In this 26/08/2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation.
The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.
SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.
Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.
Due to a recurring foot injury requiring surgery, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will withdraw from upcoming performances with the Company this Fall, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.
Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)
Oregon state regulators rejected a proposal for a coal terminal on the Columbia River that would be a conduit for exporting millions of tons of American coal a year to Asia.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:17 pm
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